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Can a Canadian citizen, with a US Green Card, work remotely for his Canadian (private) employer, but reside permanently in the USA?

I'm wondering if my wife (a US citizen) and I (a Canadian citizen) and our two young children (both Canadian citizens) can move to the US to reside, while I keep my current job working for a Canadian ...
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Visa for four month company training in the UK—me and wife

I am a US citizen who joined a company based in the US. The company is separate from the parent company, which is based in the UK. The parent company did the hiring and wants me to come to London for ...
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My father, a US citizen, was sponsoring me and dies before I traveled to U.S

My father went to US when I was just a year old with my other siblings. My Mom and I were left behind and many years passed. He decided to sponsor me in 2017 when i was 22. I got my DNA test in ...
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US Citizen Overstayed German Tourist Visa while applying for Family Reunification Visa

My husband and I are both American citizens and moved to Germany approximately 5 months ago. I have a work visa from my job, but my husband does not (he's received a work-study offer, pending his ...
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U.S. naturalization: 5 years vs. 3 years married, which faster/smoother?

I am about to apply for U.S. naturalization and qualify for two of the eligibility criteria, namely, both : "I am at least 18 years of age and have been a lawful permanent resident of the United ...
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US/EU dual citizen, move to the Netherlands while working for US company

I work remotely for a US company and am currently located in Houston. I am an American citizen. I happen to have a Spanish citizenship, hence am also a EU citizen. How feasible would it be to continue ...
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UK Citizen attending school in UK with American spouse, which visa does the spouse need?

My UK citizen spouse has been living in the US with me for over 10 years (I’m American). He just got into a UK Graduate program. Our plan is to get the degree and then return to the USA afterwards. ...
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Does a Norwegian company with work in Norway, who hires a U.S. citizen in U.S. (not expat) as remote independent contractor, have to file 1099?

I am a U.S. citizen based in the U.S., working remotely as an independent contractor for Norwegian companies with work in Norway (interpreting and voice over). I have to pay taxes on my income in the ...
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Does a 6013(g) election subject one to FATCA requirements?

Consider a non-US citizen who is married to a US citizen. The non-US citizen is not a US resident for income tax purposes, but the couple have elected under section 6013(g) of the Internal Revenue ...
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US citizen marrying UK citizen, planning to live in UK and work with US company

I'm a US Citizen, and work for a US company. I'm engaged to a UK citizen and plan on moving to the UK. My company is willing to keep me on, but I dont know what visa or work authorizations I need ...
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Tax questions on crypto..USA to Germany

Good afternoon, I am a US citizen who moved to Germany 4 months ago..I have a residency permit which expires in about 3 years..My wife was born in Germany..If I invest in crypto, can I just file taxes ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while in Japan as a dependent?

I'm a US citizen who's been working in Japan under a working visa. I quit my job and am considering changing my visa status to a dependent of my wife. As the market for skilled work in Japan is ...
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Taxation for US Citizen remote work for Swiss startup

I am a US citizen based in the US. I have an opportunity to work with a Swiss startup. I am wondering what my tax obligation is for 1) salary and 2) any equity in the company that fully vests. Do I ...
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My fiance's dad and grandmother were born in the UK. Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth?

My fiance's dad was born in Cambridge (UK) while his dad was in the US airforce and his mom was a local (UK born). Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth and grandmothers? His ...
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Bringing Orphan siblings to the US

A permanent resident married to a US citizen has non-USC minor siblings abroad (Brazil). In case the PR's parents pass away, and the siblings come under legal guardianship of the PR, what options does ...
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Will multiple UK visits/visas affect my next Tier 4 visa application?

I am a US citizen/passport holder currently nearing the end of my tier 4 student visa (sep '19- feb '21) for my MA, this is after I studied in the UK with 6-month visa stamp during my undergrad (jan '...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a Canadian company? What are the legal, tax and immigration standards?

I am a US citizen, in the process of applying for a Canadian residence visa (I plan to move to Canada). Having a job offer in hand during the application process definitely would help my chances of ...
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If I’m a dual-citizen working for an American company while living in France, where do I pay taxes?

Planning a move soon and I am trying to figure out the minutiae. Technically I’m a citizen of another Schengen country, not France. I believe I read that the US will count a certain level of income ...
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Do you need to submit the original US passport while renewing OCI in India?

If you are renewing OCI card for minor in India, do you need to submit the original US passport? If yes, do we need to submit both old and new US passports?
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What options exist to take care of minor children when out of boarding schools?

Assuming, we reside out of US and our child is a US citizen by birth. We wish to send our child to US boarding school at age of 16 for 11th and 12th grade. Then we wish our child pursues undergraduate ...
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Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection?

Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection (and no US visa to accompany the child to the US)? Parents ...
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N-400 question about "being a member of The Communist Party" and association with the Democratic Socialists of America

There is a question on the US N-400 Application for Naturalization form that asks: 10. Have you EVER been a member of, or in any way associated (either directly or indirectly) with: A. The Communist ...
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US family sponsorship queue query

I was discussing with one of my friends about the US family sponsorship for non-immediate relatives. There are per country caps which is no more than 7% per country. That means people from one country ...
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Is older birth certificate format a valid document to renew US passport if birth certificate format change?

Will US consulates accept a birth certificate for my child if the birth certificate format is revised by law, but my child has an older format of birth certificate? It turns out every decade the ...
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What options exist if H1B expires before obtaining OCI for US born child?

If Parents are Indian citizens on H1B and H1B expires soon after giving birth to child in US. Parents wish to apply for OCI for their child but since OCI takes 60 days to arrive, but parents cannot ...
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Immigation USA/Switzerland

I am in a long-distance relationship with my girlfriend. We know that marriage would be the simplest solution, but we would prefer to live together for a longer period before we take this step. ...
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If my US-citizen spouse visits Canada with me, can I then sponsor her for permanent residency?

I am a dual US/Canada citizen living in the United States. My wife is a US citizen only. We have both occasionally talked about whether it would be possible for us to move to Canada at some point in ...
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U.S. expat working for a U.S. employer: Do I need work authorization for the country I reside in?

I am a US citizen living in an EU country (Poland), and I've been living here for close to a year residing with a National D type visa. I have been offered a remote job at a US institution, but they ...
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US tax for Expats, where no double taxation treaty exists (Vietnam)?

This page states that: If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the ...
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Do Americans need approval from the United States government in order to become Canadians?

A family member living in the states is considering a move to Canada. He has rights to apply for citizenship there in an expedited manner, since he is descended from a Canadian citizen. He has been to ...
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Visas for a couple to move to France and form a micro-entreprise

My wife and I are planning to move to France as soon as possible. I think the best option would be if I got a profession libérale visa and then formed a micro-entreprise. What I'm not sure about is ...
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Should a US dual-citizen with no ties in the US submit form 2555 with "bona fide" or "physical presence" test?

Form 2555 can be submitted with either "Bona Fide Residence Test" or "Physical Presence Test". Which option should be chosen by a dual-citizen who never had any ties in the US?
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UK Work Visa requirements for US citizen working for EU branch of US company

Recently I have transferred to an EU branch (Netherlands) of a US based company. I am a US citizen with a US passport. As part of the transfer I was sponsored and approved for residency/work permit ...
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Impact of anti-depressant prescription on application for US citizenship

I am currently in the US on a green card. I have now been in the US for around 7 years, and on an employer sponsored green card for 3 years. I have just used an online service to get an SSRI ...
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Consequences of FATCA for US expats

Can any US citizens/tax-persons, resident outside the US, confirm that they (or Americans they know) can't open a residence-country bank account due to FATCA (or have had their existing acc. closed by ...
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US-citizens unemployment-benefits Virginia while visiting aboard

I am a US citizen who has been on Qatar since January 2018 on Visitor Visa till today July/7/2020. I was staying in Qatar to visit family and complete an online master program. During this time I ...
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If a dual France-US citizen gets drafted by both France and the US in the event of a war, must the individual join the French or the US army?

If a dual France-US citizen gets drafted by both France and the US in the event of a war, must the individual join the French or the US army? If both, can they avoid getting fined/jailed/punished for ...
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When moving from abroad, can a US citizen ship his belongings to the US before purchasing his plane tickets?

I am a US citizen who has lived abroad for the past decade. My wife (a non-US citizen), has been offered employment in the US, and is currently awaiting her H1-B visa. We plan to fly to the US as ...
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I-130 approved (I-797 received): Why do we have to file I-824 (and do we)?

My wife (US citizen) submitted I-130 online in Dec for me (currently living and working in Canada). Today we received I-797 that the I130 petition is approved. YAY! According to everything I had read ...
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US Citizen living in UK with ILR, can I work remotely as freelancer for German company while residing in UK?

I am a US citizen and have Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. I am eligible to apply for citizenship now but I haven't yet. Because of the pandemic I am living in London but I was offered a job ...
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US Citizenship through Birth

I am a lawful legal immigrant and my daughter was born here(USA). I have below questions. 1) Whats are all the benefits she will get for born in the United States compared to a person citizenship ...
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How can I file for unemployment as a US citizen living abroad?

I am a US citizen and was working as US expat for an NGO based in Rockville, MD. All my taxes are paid to US and up to date with IRS. I was terminated right before Covid-19 outbreak. I am still stuck ...
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Can I visit Sweden while waiting for Residence Permit (US Citizen)?

I have seen similar questions asked but not from American Citizens. My partner is a Swedish Citizen and we are engaged, I would like to know if I can visit Sweden while waiting for a residence ...
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We inadvertantly overstayed our visa on a visit to Israel - what should we do? [closed]

I am and was here on a visit to Israel to visit my fiance and friends here originally for an intended 2 weeks. During the 2 weeks I decided to stay for the duration of my allowed legal stay in Israel (...
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How can I smog check my car on Vancouver Island to renew my California Vehicle Registration?

I just moved to Vancouver Island, Canada from California a little over a month ago. I just received the letter for the registration renewal which also says I need a STAR certified smog check for it. I ...
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UK ex-pat looking to move home

I am a UK-USA dual citizen who grew up in the UK but moved to the States thirty years ago. My US citizen husband had been offered a job back in London. Do I have to do anything special as an ex-pat to ...
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As a U.S. citizen, living abroad and not filing US taxes, does earning odd money from the US expose me to additional risk?

I am a U.S. citizen living in Europe. I know I am required to file U.S. income taxes every year, but I don't, and I don't intend to. I do maintain a minimal bank account in the U.S. to pay for ...
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Can I change my address to other country from US, my case is at NVC

I'm F2B category applicant and my case is just landed at NVC and I want to change postal address, as my parents changed address two times after they applied and now they're quite old, so my questions ...
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Obtaining a long-stay / long-term visa to UK or EU as a US citizen

I am a US citizen wanting to study full time (year-round for up to 3 years) at a fine art atelier or a 19th century curriculum art academy in either the EU or the UK. As it stands in my research, I'...
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What's the best and fastest way to bring my Syrian fiance who lives and works in Poland to the United States? ( I'm a US citizen)

I'm a US citizen (age 29), and I met my Syrian fiance (age 31) years ago when we were at school in Syria. After the war, we had to split up. He now lives and works in Poland for a large technology ...

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